A member asked:

My ears developed keloids but cuts, injections, burns that i've gotten haven't. are there any piercings that probably wont develop keloids?

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Dr. Shariq Refai answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

Keloids are unpredictable. If you are prone to them there is always a chance any time there is a break in your skin through a piercing a keloid can form.

Answered Jul 25, 2013

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Dr. Otto Placik answered

Specializes in Surgery - Plastics

I have found that jewelry alloys containing nickel are more prone to keloid formation as opposed to pure gold or titanium jewelry.

Answered Oct 4, 2016

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